Internet Providers in Jackson, Ohio

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Residential Internet Statistics for Jackson, OH
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 24.26 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 25.34%

Internet Access in Jackson, Ohio

The average Jackson address can get access to Internet service from 1.89 different companies.

The packages listed above are gathered individually by our data science team. Our team has collected 254 plans in Jackson, in total.

Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Jackson.

Cable and DSL are the primary network types around Jackson, fighting over the same customers at many addresses and competing on service quality. Coaxial cable speed tends to be stronger, but overall performance found with either system are comparable.

Outside of the Internet options detailed above, Frontier Communications is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 88 percent of Jackson. Wireless choices like satellite and mobile are commonly advertised locally. However, wired providers virtually always have stronger pricing and speed. The vast majority of Jackson residents can get service from some form of wired broadband.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Jackson with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Jackson is the 847th most connected city in Ohio ahead of Oak Hill, Hamden, and Wellston, but behind Ray and Beaver.
  • The fastest zip code in Jackson for February 2021 is 45640. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

4,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Jackson, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s
Falcon1 4.0 Mbps DSL 34m 8s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Jackson, Ohio

  • Frontier - 88.1% Availability in Jackson - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 74.7% Availability in Jackson - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Falcon1 - 2.7% Availability in Jackson - Speeds up to 4.0 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Jackson - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Jackson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Jackson

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Jackson is the 847th most connected city in Ohio ahead of Oak Hill, Hamden, and Wellston, but behind Ray and Beaver.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 2,000 people in Jackson County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 69% of Jackson residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 45640 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Jackson.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Jackson County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Cap Issues Around Jackson

Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the top ISPs place a limit on streaming on home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because subscribers see caps as a strategy to discourage "cord cutting". Providers maintain data caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is streaming video, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Jackson

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 88.1%+ 115 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 74.7%+ 940 Mbps
1 Touch Technology Solutions Fixed Wireless 21.7%+ 1.5 Mbps
Falcon1 DSL 2.7%+ 4.0 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 73.9%+ 50 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 56.2%+ 940 Mbps
Horizon Chillicothe Telephone Fiber 1.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Cincinnati Bell Business Fiber 0.2%+ 250 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 0.1%+ -- Mbps

Compare Jackson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Jackson 24.3 Mbps 6 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +324.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +82.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +75.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +87.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +91 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )